It has been said that being able to focus will be the superpower of this century, because we live in a time when a large amount of information is racing towards us that want to attract our attention. Self-control is over-rated, so we should try to better manage our focus and our time in order to be more productive. The famous protagonist Odysseus from the Homer poem demanded his sailors tie him to the mast so that he wouldn’t take a swan dive off the starboard side when he heard the alluring singing of the Sirens. He tried to take measures to better control himself, because he was aware about the distractions that were during his journey. I am not saying that you should try to do the same thing, but if you want to get an important thing done, then you should try to take it seriously and take measures to accomplish that and not give excuses. Continue reading
I thank you for clicking the link to read this article and one of the first excuses that you may have before even continuing reading it is that you will read this article later. You may be getting that excuse consciously or unconsciously, but I would try to write this article as short as possible, describing this awesome way that maybe can cure this disease that sometimes affects all of us. I have been using it and I can say that it has been very effective in stopping the delay of doing the things that I had to do and start acting instead.
I have learned this from James Clear, but I decided to write this article in order to make this method more famous, by also linking it with other references, and to also remind myself about the benefits from it. Continue reading
Now you can learn a lot of things from the internet, from different websites like Wikipedia, Coursera, YouTube, Udacity, Udemy etc., but you may not be interested in spending a lot of time with some beginner stuff. I know that the last sentence may sound a bit rude about people who are just starting to learn something, but it was not my intention to do that. In reality, we are all beginners at a certain period of time. In this post I will be talking about watching videos faster on YouTube, or to be more specific: speeding your process of learning on YouTube, by watching some videos faster. (You can use this method on other videos too, but I prefer to use it mostly on videos about learning.) Continue reading